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VIVID MOSAIC ART

June 9, 2015

    Photos taken in the Welcome Center, the first LEED® certified visitor center in a public garden. Here, Dale Chihuly’s Goldenrod, Teal and Citron Chandelier, designed and created exclusively for Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, heralds the beauty that awaits inside of the glasshouse. Around the walls of the welcome center are these vivid framed art […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: ON THE WAY

May 30, 2015

TO THE PROM – NOT ONE, BUT TWO It’s prom season and my youngest granddaughter is off to have fun and make memories. The first one (in pink) was to her date’s senior prom last week.   The second  (in ivory) was to her senior high school prom yesterday. WPC BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: ENVELOPED

May 15, 2015

BY WATER   “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of  You are found all the aspects of existence.” ― Kahlil Gibran BY FIRE       The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled. Plutarch The most […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: MOTION

April 26, 2015

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL There is nothing more exciting and full of action, speed and motion than a championship football game. Here are a few still motion shots I’ve taken of my grandson’s football game. THE KICKOFF PASS AND HAND OFF THE RUN TACKLE TOUCHDOWN  CELEBRATION OF VICTORY Visit THE DAILY POST PHOTO CHALLENGE for more […]

EARLY BIRD

April 19, 2015

EARLY BIRD FLIGHT TO PHOENIX “Having somewhere to go is home, Having someone to love is family, Having both is blessing” Author Unknown “For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, For love and friends, For everything, Thy goodness sends” Ralph Waldo Emerson Visit The […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: AFLOAT

April 10, 2015

AFLOAT IN PITTSBURGH WPC BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

IT’S A BLUR TO ME

April 3, 2015

SEEING GHOSTS FIRE EATER  BLURRED BLOOM Love places someone else in the centre of your being and your own self is blurred. Mohsin Hamid WPC BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

EPHEMERAL

April 2, 2015

GONE IN A SPLASH “now evaporates and becomes then”  Every year Pittsburgh sponsors  The EQT  Three Rivers Regatta. One of the feature attractions is the power boat races.  The races create waves in our rivers and are a splash hit in the city that draws thousands  to our shores. See more entries at WPC.   BE ENCOURAGED!  BE […]

CAUGHT UNAWARE

March 14, 2015

I searched through my  archives and found these photos for Cees Fun Foto Challenge: Catching People Unaware. Walking the streets of Times Square, you never know what you might see.  Enjoy. See what I found in the mining town of Jerome Arizona. Now back to my hometown on the streets of Pittsburgh, Pa. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

WALLS OF WATER

March 13, 2015

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE:  WALLS Below are some of man made walls of water that I have photographed over the past two or three years.  I hope you enjoy them. Waterfalls such a beautiful sight So peaceful and quiet The water shimmers as it falls Blue and clear Hear the whisper in the air As the water […]

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